Tag Archives: Natasha’s Bistro and Bar

Notebook: J String at Natasha’s Bistro and Bar

Click here to see a photo gallery from J String’s concert at Natasha’s. With Sunday night’s performance at Natasha’s Bistro and Bar, J String completed the journey from hot summer night lark to a winter night performance that attracted a … Continue reading

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J String: Broadway actress Jessica Hendy and Cellist Jacob Yates form unlikely pop duo

The sweltering days around the Fourth of July were perfect for city kids to pop open a fire hydrant to cool off, but not so great for expensive instruments in apartments that are not air-conditioned. That’s what Lexington native Jacob … Continue reading

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This song’s for Mom

Soon after Vanessa Becker’s son Jackson was born, she was holding him and her 4-year-old daughter, Emma, came in the room, saw the baby and started singing, “You are my sunshine.” On Sunday, Becker and her kids, now 15 and … Continue reading

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Neo redux

When Chicago-based theater troupe the Neo-Futurists came to Lexington last month, former group member and now Lexington resident Robbie Morgan was pretty up front about ambitions to do more than just bring her old act to town. She said a … Continue reading

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Wanna be a Neo-Futurist …

… or, at least, learn to act like one? In addition to delivering two performances of it’s hit late-night show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, June 25 and 26 at Natasha’s, the Chicago-based theater troupe the Neo-Futurists will … Continue reading

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Band seeks used instruments for kids

Do you have a forgotten trumpet sitting in the corner of your coat closet? A lonely guitar gathering dust in the corner of your basement. The City wants it. We are referring here to The City, the Lexington band that … Continue reading

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Balagula Theatre sweeps KTA Awards

It’s only November, but Balagula Theatre can already lay claim to an award-winning season. The company, based at Natasha’s Bistro and Bar, took its productions of Samuel Beckett’s Play and Not I to Morehead State University for the community theater … Continue reading

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Offbeat theater: domestic and imported

Warhorses need not apply on the Lexington Theatre scene this weekend. Bluegrass Community and Technical College and Balagula Theatre both offer up offbeat offerings this weekend, one homegrown and one from across the pond. BCTC’s Theatre Program opens Jane Martin’s … Continue reading

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Live this Weekend: Balagula Theatre’s ‘B’ for Beckett

Press the play button to hear our podcast with Balagula Theatre co-director Ryan Case. [podcast]http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2009/09/090910balagula-beckettpcrc.mp3[/podcast] Copious Notes podcasts are available on iTunes. Balagula Theatre opens its first official season Sunday, Sept. 13 with ‘B’ for Beckett (A Night of Samuel … Continue reading

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Paragon Music Theatre’s cabaret returns

Paragon Music Theatre served up a surprise hit with its summer cabaret programs at Natasha’s Bistro & Bar last year, so they are back for another round. “We always appreciate the opportunity to feature people in ways that we simply … Continue reading

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